Sea to Sky Hotel and Conference Centre
Travel Blogs from Squamish
US and Canada hotels so far are great for check out – 12 noon, so much better for folks like us that are late risers. So it was pack when we woke, leave a few bags at the hotel, and then a taxi to Canada Place, the ship terminal.
Wow, they are organised with these Alaskan Cruises, as soon as the taxi stop – porters take your bags, and you are on a line to go through ...
... and we couldn't see much. It was also not very windy so the blades were stationery. The other people up the tower gave up and we were left with the guide chatting about the turbine when we felt the pod move. The weather cleared in an instant and we had a great veiw. The pod moved again and we saw the blades angling to catch the wind then they started rotating!
After taking in the experience for a while we returned to the ground then took the chairlift back down to ...
Well made it back to vancouver on the train.
Leave tommorrow for Anchorage three hour flight from Vancouver.
Pete, the princess is tough but i tell you some days are long!!!!!!!!
Having fun enjoying it all, weather has been quite warm,today was abit cooler but still nice.
Vancouver is a busy city,lots of people and guess ...
... for dinner but we heard one of stewards say that there were 1000 people on this and only 400 seats so quite a queue might be possible. We therefore changed our booking to a fixed time at a fixed table and no queuing, hooray. Dinner was very nice too. We managed to finish dinner just before we were supposed to go through Seymour Narrows (10:00 o'clock) and therefore went on deck to see it all ...
... dropped down about 30 yards over Bill's head. Extremely cool! And just before entering Squamish we passed the Squamish falls, which cascaded a couple hundred feet down the Sid of a very steep cliff.
And, if the day wasn't already great, we found a hotel with a brew pub attached (probably the other way around). A couple of cold fresh brewed beers was the perfect way to end the day.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking